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2019 Nov 24Articles
A High Schoolers Guide to University
The transition from high school to university can be exciting yet overwhelming at the same time. How will you make new friends? What will the courses be like? Have I chosen the right program? Will I be able to cook decent meals when I’m homesick? And, of course, the dreaded Freshman 15.
2019 Oct 27Articles
A Man's role - Breast Cancer awareness
A cancer diagnosis is news no one wants to receive, but unfortunately, it’s becoming widespread, and we know at least one person in our social circle who has been impacted by the disease. According to the World Health Organization, breast cancer is one of the common types of cancer in women, affecting 2.1 million every year and it can be a lonely and overwhelming road for a woman as she undergoes treatment that can result in noticeable changes in her body such as a mastectomy.
2019 Oct 20Articles
1- What is seasonal flu? Influenza is an infectious respiratory disease caused by seasonal influenza A or B viruses that infect the nose, throat and sometimes lungs. Influenza tends to have a seasonal pattern, with epidemics usually occurring between late autumn and early spring.
2019 Sep 22Articles
Tips for decorating your dining table
The dining area is a focal point for family and friends to come together and enjoy each other's company over a delicious meal. As one of the key design elements of the home, it is important to create an ambience which carries warmth and hospitality throughout the interiors.
2019 Sep 15Articles
Top tips for sleep hygiene
“Who are these people who get 8 to 10 hours of sleep each night, and how do I become one of them?” It’s a thought that’s often crossed my mind at 2 a.m. while I’m scrolling through Instagram and simultaneously battling the to-do list in my mind. Until recently, I was averaging three to four hours of sleep each night, and I could see the impact on my physical and mental well-being. My mind was foggy, my body fatigued constantly and I was cranky.
2019 Sep 09Articles
“Science” from the Islamic perspective
Preface Seeking knowledge and educating oneself is a crucial issue in Islam, be it the knowledge that is classified under sciences, humanities and social studies or so-called religious studies and spiritualties. They are all value the same weight in Islam, no one is preferred among the other nor it is superior above the other, this is because verses that reveal importance of knowledge in Islam are general, some of these verses are going to be mentioned and clarified herein in this article, same is right about the prophetic tradition in term of generalization importance of knowledge to all fields of studies.
2019 Aug 25Articles
Sneaky ways to keep your kids learning at home
There is a common misconception that the traditional notion of ‘education’ is something that only happens at school, but the evidence tells us that the home environment is one of the most powerful influences in a child’s development. Think about it this way - children only spend half their waking hours in school during the academic year. This means much of the learning is still being done outside the school gates.
2019 Aug 18Articles
Educators of the Future
There is now no question that in the future, student learning will supersede the classical curriculum and learning formula that we know today. Students will become partners to their own education, partaking in real-world and digital experiences that allow collaboration, communication and teamwork for all students beyond classroom walls. Therefore, we need to facilitate these experiences using the "native" tools of modern learners, equipping the youth and preparing them for their future workplaces, which ultimately should be reflected in the classroom.
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2019 Jul 16Articles
Promoting Brighter Futures Through Sport: Codes of Tolerance
Many institutions and companies around the world wish to meaningfully integrate innovation, wellbeing and tolerance as part of their core principles, beyond mere "buzzword" positioning that merely bolsters image. However, successfully integrating these principles into organisational structures to ensure a company is always learning, raises important questions such as: how to support and encourage more decision makers; how to engage the whole organisation and wider community; and how to best structure organisational workflow?